Palmares Tourism

Palmares is the seventh canton in the Province of Alajuela in Costa Rica.


Palmares in Costa Rica offers a unique experience to travellers. Palmares is located at a short trip away from Jaco a major city in Costa Rica. Attractions in Jaco include Costa Rica Waterfall Tours, Jaco Beach, Atv Adventure Tours Costa Rica. Also, to reach Palmares, you'll have to take a flight to Jaco; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Palmares are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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  • Know the pollution level of Palmares before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 45 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 58.04 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 71.55 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 23.28 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 68.97 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 47.66 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 44.44 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Palmares for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Palmares.

    • Burglary and Theft 51.07 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 64.86 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 69.85 (High)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 64.29 (High)
    • Attacks 39.29 (Low)
    • Drug offense 63.57 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 67.96 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 21.83 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25.74 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 10.51 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 62.68 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Palmares is 112.64 (High)

    • Safety Index 44.58 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 99.48 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 55.16 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 65.58 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 58.19 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 63.15 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.02 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 40.82 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Palmares

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.97 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.1 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 95.89 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 65.49 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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